April 13, 2020 Meeting CANCELLED.Jordan Shapot’s demonstration will be Rescheduled.
Cindy Vener, local artist, demonstrated several advantages to mixing oils with cold wax medium. The work dries faster, allowing more layers to be applied; scratching through the layers creates textures and reveals the mysteries of underlayers. Cindy’s favorite reference book is Cold Wax Medium, Techniques, Concepts & Conversations by Rebecca Crowell & Jerry McLaughlin. The […]
Dotty Fitzgerald describes her art as “a place for the eye to travel and the mind to wonder”
Thank you Jan Kiszonak for volunteering to organize the exhibits at OneBlood. The paintings shown this month at OneBlood are by artists Terry Avick, Heather Doherty, and Jan Kiszonak.Artists who are members of OAG are encouraged to exhibit their work at OneBlood. There are No fees to participate and no commissions on sales.
Dana Jenkins demonstration focused on her travel journals that are brilliantly colored and evocative. A few sample pages from her journals are shown below. To complement her friend Dana’s demo, OAG member and Program coordinator Milly Sheffer showed how to make our own journals from scratch using bits of fabrics, cardboard, and leftover watercolor paper. […]
Article and Photos by Debbie Orrison Janssen, OneBlood Exhibit Chairperson The November OAG art display at OneBlood had seven lovely art pieces submitted by four artists. The theme was “Sugarplum Purple”. The staff and patients continue to express their appreciation of the beautiful art that the Ocala Art Group shares during each show. This show […]
Critique session with Vicki Pritchard; learning to apply Elements & Principles of Design
Ruth Ann Dexheimer used her prodigious collection of art posters of Master works to illustrate styles and trends around the time of the Impressionist period. Ruth Ann remarked that Arthur Appleton never purchased a Impressionist painting for his collection, but invested in several works by Bourguereau and the painters of his Salon. The style required […]
“Many artists carry their sketchbooks from place to place capturing little moments and recording visual glimpses of their activities. Sometimes they can be found making non-recognizable little marks and “doodles.” That’s me, I like to doodle, but years ago I was shown how to channel them from just being an ill-defined squiggle of lines into […]
OneBlood Exhibit -Sept 4 – Nov 6, 2019 by six Ocala Art Group members.